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The Unofficial Rose

(1962)
A novel by

 
 
Christopher Cazenove, one of England's finest actors, has starred on stage and TV in the US and Great Britain. He most recently starred in A Knight's Tale, Eye of the Needle and Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill. His reading of An Unofficial Rose brings the comedic tone to life.

Iris Murdoch's novel deploys her gift of high comedy in a new field. she directs her wit, her irony, and her dazzling, often disturbing insights upon the complex life of a family. In doing so, she has produced what is in essence,a traditional "family novel." Iris Murdoch reveals a group of related lives that gravitate together like island universes. Listeners will be surprised by the resulting story.

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

July 1989 : UK Hardback

Title: An Unofficial Rose (The collected works of Iris Murdoch)
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-7011-3424-0 / 978-0-7011-3424-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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January 1962 : UK Hardback
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Title: An Unofficial Rose
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-7011-0984-X / 978-0-7011-0984-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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September 1962 : USA Hardback
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Title: An Unofficial Rose
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-670-74150-7 / 978-0-670-74150-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Viking Press
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Paperback Editions

February 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: An Unofficial Rose (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-09-928538-X / 978-0-09-928538-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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November 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: An Unofficial Rose
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-14-002154-X / 978-0-14-002154-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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January 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: An Unofficial Rose
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-446-76037-4 / 978-0-446-76037-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Warner Books
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December 1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: An Unofficial Rose
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-586-04518-X / 978-0-586-04518-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Audio Editions

June 2001 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: An Unofficial Rose
Author(s): Iris Murdoch, Christopher Cozenove
ISBN: 1-931056-89-7 / 978-1-931056-89-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Millenium Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2008 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: An Unofficial Rose (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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